26 Everyday Things That Are Called Something Else In Canada
Take off your runners, slip on your housecoat, and read this list. H/T: What's Different In Canada.
Non-Dairy Creamer = Coffee Whitener
A Suck-Up, a Brown-Noser, or a Teacher's Pet = a Keener, an Eager Beaver, or a Keen Bean
Powdered Sugar = Icing Sugar
Sneakers or Running Shoes = Runners
Toy Cars (or Hot Wheels) = Dinky Cars
TV Remote = Converter
Kraft Macaroni and Cheese = Kraft Dinner or K.D.
Silverware = Cutlery (in Canada, silverware literally signifies utensils made of silver)
Kickball = Soccer Baseball
Parking Garage = Parkade
Bathrobe = Housecoat
375ml of Liquor = a Mickey
Take a Test = Write a Test
Beanie or a Knit Hat = Toque (rhymes with fluke)
Colored Pencils = Pencil Crayons
"Pajamas" = "Pyjamas"
American Cheese = Processed Cheese
In Saskatchewan, a Hooded Sweatshirt = a Bunnyhug
Electric Bill = Hydro Bill
Whole Wheat Toast = Brown Toast
Garbage Disposal = Garburator
Poster Board = Bristol Board
Rubber Bands = Elastics
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